Global Point of Care

Point-of-care testing: One solution to global healthcare

Point-of-care diagnostic testing provides immediate, actionable results, right where you need them. The time has come to bring the healthcare to the people. 

Point-of-care diagnostic testing transforms healthcare

Expanding Global Access
Expanding Global Access

In fact, each year, Abbott alone delivers over one billion tests worldwide.                                                                                                                                 

Shortening Treatment Time
Shortening Treatment Time

For example: HIV patients who were tested with a POC device received antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment 130 days faster than those diagnosed with the help of a traditional lab.1

Improving Outcomes
Improving Outcomes

Case in point: heart failure patients who received a POC test were discharged from the hospital 3 days sooner than those who didn’t have the advantage of POC testing, improving both economic and healthcare outcomes.2

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Discover how Abbott diagnostic testing solutions can help solve some of the world’s great healthcare challenges – including yours.

  1. Wynberg E et al. Impact of point-of-care CD4 testing on linkage to HIV care: a systematic review. Journal of the International AIDS Society (2014)17:18809-18815.
  2. Mueller C, Scholer A, Laule-Lilian K, et al. Use of B-type natriuretic peptide in the evaluation and management of acute dyspnea. N Engl J Med. 2004

   

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